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Pacific Electric Valley Sevens in HO scale. Detailing and painting tips for a trolley car operated by the Pacific Electric interurban line northwest of Los Angeles (circa 1938).
MODEL RAILROADER May 1991 (v.58#5) pg. 132

Pittsburgh's transit system. A commuter system that blends old and new trolley/subway technology. Includes detailed drawings of the electric-powered PCC interurban car used by the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1992 (v.59#7) pg. 76

Light and lacy overhead. Follow prototype practices for better-looking trolley wire.
MODEL RAILROADER Mar 1993 (v.60#3) pg. 86
Added Info MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1993 (v.60#6) pg. 19

North Shore Line's catenary bridges. Modeling techniques for fabricated steel structures.
MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1993 (v.60#6) pg. 74

Detailing O scale PCC (Presidents' Conference Committee) streetcars. Convert a kit-built trolley into a prewar Pittsburgh Railways Co. car.
MODEL RAILROADER Mar 1994 (v.61#3) pg. 108

Build an operating O-scale streetcar (trolley car). Useful wood carbuilding techniques for any scale. Model is based on the Connecticut Co. car #1326 (circa 1910).
MODEL RAILROADER May 1995 (v.62#5) pg. 106
Correction MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1995 (v.62#7) pg. 16

Central California Traction Co. car no. 202. Drawings and photos of a wooden interurban with both third-rail and trolley pickup.
MODEL RAILROADER May 1999 (v.66#5) pg. 82

Metropolitan Transit Authority. HO traction layout based on Boston's famed trolley lines. Part 1. Track plan and benchwork.
MODEL RAILROADER Oct 1999 (v.66#10) pg. 74

Metropolitan Transit Authority. Part 2. Laying girder rail and flextrack, wiring and control panels.
MODEL RAILROADER Nov 1999 (v.66#11) pg. 96

Metropolitan Transit Authority. Part 3. Paving and scenery.
MODEL RAILROADER Dec 1999 (v.66#12) pg. 88